Photo credit: Martin Hajek
If Apple somehow landed a lightsaber contract, this is probably what they’d look like, or so 3D modeler extraordinaire Martin Hajek thinks. In the films, the lightsaber’s energy blade cuts or burns/melts through most substances without resistance. It leaves cauterized wounds in flesh, but can be deflected by another lightsaber’s blade, or by energy shields. Some exotic saber-proof materials have been introduced in the Expanded Universe. An active lightsaber gives off a distinctive hum, which rises in pitch and volume as the blade is moved rapidly through the air. Bringing the blade into contact with another lightsaber’s blade produces a loud crackle. Continue reading for more pictures.